My son is 14 yo and on the autism spectrum, with speech delay.
Because of his limited communication skills, he finds it difficult to make friends, even if he loves people and is very sociable.
It is extremely difficult to make friends, and I know that he would love to meet and play with other children around his age. If there are patents who experience the same dilemma, please get in touch. If there are people who can give advice on the matter, it will bw much appreciated.
...The claim is made by Richard Else, a Bafta-winning film maker who coaxed Wainwright on to television in the 1980s and became so close to him in his later years that they were often mistaken for father and son.
The pair made three BBC series and travelled more than 5,000 miles together, exploring the Lake District, Scotland and the Pennine Way, as well as Wainwright’s own creation – the Coast to Coast walk...
london evening standard - lost childhoods investigation : wonder if that £1,000 donation is real or a mean hoax?
...The travails of Brian, autistic and 23, living in a squalid flat and owing £3,000 in back-rent, provoked several offers of financial support.
One reader, Rita, said: “The anxiety and helplessness he feels was heartbreaking. I have set up a JustGiving crowdfunding page to raise just enough to spur him on”...
I had to sieve his Rice Krispies so they weren't 'dusty' ... anything could trigger an outburst: One mother's frank and loving account of living with a son who is autistic and has ADHD
Hello again, I am having some problems with my anger, it's been like this for a long time...a lot of things can set it off and once it goes, THERE IS NO CONTROLLING IT!!! That is my problem, if it can't be controlled while I am actually angry... what can I do? Everyone just keeps telling me "control it" or step away from the situation,.... isn't easy especially when one of those things KEEPS following me wherever I go and intentally bugs me just so I would lose my temper (my sister) and when that happens, I shout, scream, throw a fit, the usual stuff...
Kai Pacha has autism and she's found sanctuary by caring for injured wild animals in Argentina.
haven't heard item yet but it's somewhere within this edition of outlook - bbc world service :
I said I would post agian after my A-level maths results. But after watching Disney's "Cars 3" I came to a sense of inpsiration and realisation. Just because I dropped out of Hertford and Cranfield, does not mean I threw away my only chances to beocme an astronaut.
Autistic man Shaun Condon who was told he 'wouldn’t last one month' in his job is to retire after working 28 years for Newport Bus...
Hi, you guys probably won't even bother to read this.... but it's practically impossible for me to make new friends outside of the internet world okay? IMPOSSIBLE!!! I am just too shy/cautious, I am too stranger aware... and people just don't see me as a friendly person. They see me as something to ignore...